Britten’s ’A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ took to the Leeds Grand Theatre stage this week at Opera North. We began rehearsals in August under the direction of Martin Duncan and conductor Stuart Stratford and I have loved getting to grips with this brilliant opera in the role of Hermia! The production is full of magic, humour and lovers running around(…)
A concert took place at St Ambrose church, Speke, Liverpool on 26th July 2013. The event celebrated the 60th Anniversary of St Ambrose Parish and was organised by Mersey Wave Music with the support of St Ambrose and St Christopher’s Parish Priest Fr Ed Cain and the parishioners in Speke. The Lord Mayor of Hale, Freeman Brian(…)
It was a privilege to have been invited to perform at the Opera Rara ‘Caterina Cornaro’ recording launch which took place at the Crush Room, Royal Opera House, London in June 2013. Opera Rara, the brainchild of Patric Schmid and Don White, has been in the business of bringing back forgotten operatic repertoire of the(…)
Leighton House Museum, as it is known today, is the former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896) situated in Holland Park Road, London. It is a unique purpose-built studio-house which is now open to the public. It contains a fascinating collection of paintings and sculptures by Lord Leighton and his contemporaries.(…)
On 2nd April I performed a lunchtime song recital with pianist James Baillieu at Wigmore Hall, London. The recital was presented by the Young Classical Artists Trust.
Young Classical Artist Trust Kathryn Rudge Biopic made with generous support from the Foyle Foundation. See full profile here: http://ycat.co.uk/artist/kathryn-rudge
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
It was great to perform as guest soloist with the Fron Male Voice Choir in their final concert of 2012. It took place at The New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme and it was great fun performing with an audience ’in the round!’ An evening full of twirling and singing our favourite Christmas tunes!
This month marks the 59th anniversary of the death of the great singer Kathleen Ferrier. This year is also her Centenary year and events continue to take place across the country as the Life and Music of Kathleen Ferrier is celebrated throughout 2012. This month a number of Centenary events take place in Blackburn, where Kathleen grew up. Here(…)